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Nuzzel Ranks Friends' News Above Mainstream Media
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Nuzzel Ranks Friends' News Above Mainstream Media

A new app called Nuzzel places news from friends above traditional media and news outlets. Watch »

May 29, 2015
Declara Using Algorithms to Change Learning

Declara Using Algorithms to Change Learning

Ramona Pierson, founder and chief of startup Declara, creates new ways of learning with math. Read »

May 29, 2015
Caterina Fake's New Geotagging App Findery

Caterina Fake's New Geotagging App Findery

Flickr and Hunch founder, Caterina Fake, has a new geo-tagging app called Findery that helps users find "a... Read »

May 29, 2015
Silicon Valley Workers Say Paychecks Stolen, Benefits Denied

Silicon Valley Workers Say Paychecks Stolen, Benefits Denied

Bay Area workers have a big complaint--they said their paychecks have been stolen and their benefits denied. Watch »

May 29, 2015
Ben & Jerry's Unveils

Ben & Jerry's Unveils "Save Our Swirled" Flavor at Tesla

Ben & Jerry's unveiled its latest ice cream flavor at the Tesla factory in Fremont Wednesday. Read »

May 27, 2015
Wag, On-Demand Dog Walking App, Launches in SF

Wag, On-Demand Dog Walking App, Launches in SF

It seems like there's an on-demand app for everything these days. Watch »

May 22, 2015
Wal-Mart's Push on Animal Welfare Hailed as Game Changer

Wal-Mart's Push on Animal Welfare Hailed as Game Changer

Wal-Mart's push to get its suppliers to give farm animals fewer antibiotics and more room to roam is expected to... Watch »

May 22, 2015
Oregon to Test Pay-Per-Mile Alternative to Gas Tax

Oregon to Test Pay-Per-Mile Alternative to Gas Tax

Starting in July, as many as 5,000 volunteers can sign up to drive with devices in their cars that monitors how many... Read »

May 22, 2015
Warriors' Barbosa Dishes Out Directions in Waze App

Warriors' Barbosa Dishes Out Directions in Waze App

Waze may be the next go-to app for members of the Dub Nation heading to Warriors Ground. Watch »

May 21, 2015
SF Startup Uses 3D Printers to Create Prosthetic Legs

SF Startup Uses 3D Printers to Create Prosthetic Legs

Is it the next Industrial Revolution? 3D printing may one day revolutionize businesses, but it’s already having... Watch »

May 14, 2015
Facebook Raises Contractor Minimum Wage

Facebook Raises Contractor Minimum Wage

Facebook has announced that it will pay contractors on its new Menlo Park campus at least $15 per hour and offer... Read »

May 13, 2015
Hackers Targeting Starbucks Mobile App

Hackers Targeting Starbucks Mobile App

Starbucks' popular mobile app is now a target for hackers. Watch »

May 12, 2015
Some Starbucks Customers Hacked: Expert

Some Starbucks Customers Hacked: Expert

Some Starbucks customers who paid using gift cards, apps and mobile payment systems have been hacked, cyber security... Read »

May 12, 2015
Uber Could Be Worth $50 Billion

Uber Could Be Worth $50 Billion

If Uber is successful in raising $1.5 to $2 billion in additional funding, the company could be worth $50 billion. Read »

May 11, 2015
Tesla's Powerwall Battery a Hit, Says CEO

Tesla's Powerwall Battery a Hit, Says CEO

Social media is speculating on what Tesla Motors' next invention might be; CEO Elon Musk says it's not a car. Read »

May 8, 2015
Netflix Wants Changes in AT&T-DirecTV Deal

Netflix Wants Changes in AT&T-DirecTV Deal

Internet video service Netflix is telling the Federal Communications Commission that it should reject AT&T's... Read »

May 6, 2015
Goldberg Mourned by Silicon Valley Luminaries

Goldberg Mourned by Silicon Valley Luminaries

Tech industry luminaries and friends gathered Tuesday for a memorial service honoring Dave Goldberg, a popular... Read »

May 6, 2015
Critics Accuse Oil Companies of Purposely Spiking Gas Prices

Critics Accuse Oil Companies of Purposely Spiking Gas Prices

The Consumer Watchdog group and Tom Steyer, a billionaire environmental activist, are accusing oil companies of... Watch »

May 5, 2015
Santa Clara Co. DA Warns of Advance Fee Loan Scam

Santa Clara Co. DA Warns of Advance Fee Loan Scam

The Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office is warning the public of a loan scam by callers who claim to be... Read »

May 3, 2015
Flickr Founder Wants to Challenge Work Email

Flickr Founder Wants to Challenge Work Email

Stewart Butterfield, a founder of photo-sharing site Flickr, is the creator and chief executive of Slack, a startup... Read »

May 4, 2015

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